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Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, Inc. (FSO)

Basic information
Basics
Name Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, Inc. (FSO)
Scientology-linked? Yes
Type Non-profit (religious)
Life span Jun 29, 1982 – ...
Status Active
Jurisdiction Florida (check...)
Stated purpose
“Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, Inc. is a religious, nonprofit corporation. This corporation houses the Flag Service Organization which is the service organization that delivers the highest training levels available on the planet. The Flag Service Organization is purely a delivery organization and is not part of management. This organization also delivers the highest auditing levels (except New OT VIII) of any org on the planet. The Flag Service Organization is known as ‘the Mecca of technical perfection.’ This corporation also houses the Flag Crew Organization which is the organization that operates and maintains the facilities at the Flag Land Base for the accommodation of staff and parishioners.” (1989)
“Its purpose is to espouse, present, propagate, practice, ensure, and maintain the purity and integrity of the religion of Scientoloqy, as the same has been developed and may be further developed by L. Ron Hubbard to the end that any person wishing to, and participating in Scientology may derive the greatest possible good of the spiritual awareness of his Beingness, Doingness and Knowingness. More particularly, the corporation is formed for the purpose of providing a corporate organization through which and by means of which the operations and activities of a church, which as a church is subject to the ultimate ecclesiastical authority of the Church of Scientology International, a nonprofit religious corporation, and its respective successors in ecclesiastical authority, may be accomplished. More particularly, the corporation is formed for the accomplishment, without limitation, of the following more specific purposes:
  • “To serve as a means of promulgating and administering the religious faith of Scientology; and
  • “To regulate and conduct religious services, including worship services, for its parishioners; and
  • “To conduct religious and educational activities of various kinds; and
  • “To foster and enhance the spiritual welfare of its followers.”
(1982)
Directors, officers, trustees, and key employees (as of 2009)
Jacques, Harvey Director
Lind, Lena President
Mansell, Peter Director
Meador, Barbara Director, treasurer
Potter, Robert V. Agent for service of process
Stilo, Glen Secretary
Other name(s)
n/a
From the library
Financial information
At a glance
Transactions
Received from...  Paid to...
Trust for Scientologists (1989-1990)$4,943,671$69,646,572Church of Scientology International (CSI) (1989-1992)
United States Parishioners Trust (1989-1990)$4,195,442$17,959,745Church of Spiritual Technology (CST) (dba, L. Ron Hubbard Library) (1983)
Jensen Family Foundation (2000-2007)$1,100,199
Pollack Family Foundation, Inc. (2000-2003)$925,513
The Bryan and June Zwan Foundation, Inc. (2005-2007)$222,200
3 more entities$12,538
Total received $11,399,563$87,606,317 Total paid

Obviously, only transactions for which a record exists and was found are shown
Real estates (historical)
PropertyDetails
09-29-15-14310-000-0080 North Osceola Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States
Buyer in 2008 for $10,000,000
33 North Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States
Buyer in 2006
2000-2180 Calumet Street
Clearwater FL
United States
Buyer in 2004 for $2,550,000
221 North Osceola Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Osceola Inn"
Seller in 2001 for $3,934,200
503 Cleveland Street
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Former Coachman building"
Buyer in 1999 for $2,750,000
711 Cleveland Street
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Mariner hotel"
Buyer in 1997 for $520,107
1840 North Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States
Buyer in 1996 for $385,000
1824 North Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States
Buyer in 1996 for $400,000
1850 North Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States
Buyer in 1996
551 North Saturn Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Hacienda Gardens Apartment Complex"
Buyer in 1986 for $4,607,000
210 South Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Fort Harrison Hotel"
Buyer in 1981 for $3,907,000
118 North Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Former bank building"
Buyer in 1981 for $661,000
16432 US Highway 19 North
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Cadet School"
Buyer in 1981 for $1,832,000
1024 Cleveland Street
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Former Heart of Clearwater Motel"
Buyer in 1981 for $938,000
500 Cleveland Street
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Former Bank of Clearwater building"
Buyer in 1981 for $604,500
109 North Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater FL
United States

aka "Clearwater Plasma Blood Bank"
Buyer in 1981 for $104,000
People (historical)
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Duties (historical)